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Friday Faceoff: Were the Races Dropped from the Schedule the Best Options?

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1. With nearly two months since the last race, do you think it will make drivers more aggressive, or will they tread lightly this weekend? Clayton Caldwell: With the competition cautions that are scheduled, drivers will take it pretty easy early on. They know they’ll be on a green racetrack with cars with which they …

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Daniel Ricciardo Signs With McLaren for 2021 & Beyond

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Daniel Ricciardo is joining McLaren Racing Limited beginning with the 2021 Formula 1 season, the team announced Thursday (May 14). Ricciardo is replacing Carlos Sainz, who will race for Ferrari next year. This comes after the news that Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel would part ways at the end of 2020. Ricciardo joins Lando Norris in …

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Josh Harbin, Slade Gravitt Win at New Hampshire in eNASCAR Heat Pro League

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It was a wild fourth round at virtual New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the eNASCAR Heat Pro League Wednesday (May 13). At the end of the night, Josh Harbin and Slade Gravitt took the victories while Maxwell Castro and Justin Brooks locked themselves into the championship race. PlayStation 4 Leavine Family Gaming’s Harbin won the …

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Great Southern Homes Sponsoring Chad Finchum at Darlington

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Chad Finchum has a new sponsor on board for the Xfinity Series race on Tuesday, May 19, at Darlington Raceway. Great Southern Homes has come aboard the No. 13 car of MBM Motorsports. Tuesday’s race will be the first Xfinity Series race back since March 7. All three national series’ regular schedules were put on …

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Kyle Busch Running Xfinity Race at Darlington

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Kyle Busch is scheduled to compete in the Xfinity Series event at Darlington Raceway on Tuesday, May 19, according to his and Joe Gibbs Racing’s websites. On joegibbsracing.com, Busch is listed to drive the No. 54 car. Busch was originally set to compete in the Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, but its date was …

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Carlos Sainz to Compete for Ferrari in 2021

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This year will be Vettel's last with the Prancing Horse (credit: FIA Images)

Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz will replace Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari in 2021, according to Italian newspaper Gazzetto Della Sport. Ferrari confirmed Tuesday that Vettel would not remain with the team next season. Sainz currently competes for McLaren, but his contract is set to end at the close of the 2020 season. He drove for …

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Turn Back the Clock: 2014 NASCAR Season, Kevin Harvick Stands Tall

Kevin Harvick raises the Sprint Cup trophy after winning the 2014 title at Homestead Miami Speedway

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2014 was a time for change, heated moments and odd occurrences. After the NASCAR world reeled from a controversy that left a bad taste in everyone’s mouth, several changes were made. At Richmond Raceway in 2013, the final race of the regular season, Michael Waltrip Racing allegedly attempted to manipulate the final few laps in …

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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari Parting Ways After 2020

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This year will be Vettel's last with the Prancing Horse (credit: FIA Images)

Sebastian Vettel and Scuderia Ferrari have agreed to part ways at the end of the 2020 Formula 1 season, Ferrari confirmed Tuesday (May 12). The two sides mutually decided not to extend Vettel’s contract beyond 2020. Vettel won four championships in a row from 2010-2013 for Red Bull Racing. He joined Ferrari in 2015 and …

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Brett Moffitt Cleared to Race After March Injury

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Brett Moffitt has been cleared to race by NASCAR and medical professionals, according to his post on Twitter Monday, May 11. Moffitt was sidelined since March 16 after fracturing both of his legs in a motocross accident. The No. 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver for GMS Racing recovered from surgery and …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: North Wilkesboro 160

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It’s almost time for real racing! Before teams head out to Darlington Raceway, though for NASCAR’s Cup Series return on May 17, 2020 there’s one more eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event. They saved the best for last in this exhibition series; this week, drivers will compete at the virtual North Wilkesboro Speedway Saturday (May …

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